Suit Fabrics – The Super Numbers Explained

Whether you are seasoned bespoke suit wearer or first-time customer you will probably have come across a term referring to suit cloth weight, known as the ‘super numbers’. So, what exactly do the super numbers mean? To put it simply S of the ‘super number’ relates to the width of the wool yarn in microns…

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Mark Lester as “Oliver Crime Lord of London”

Oliver Twist In 1968 Mark Lester famously played the character of Oliver Twist; the film went on to become a very successful and much celebrated gem of British Musical Film making. Towards the end of the film Bill Sykes (played by Oliver Reed) brutally murders Nancy before he is then shot by the metropolitan police.…

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JAMES COSMO AS BANKSTER

Bankster, is a fictional British banking character blamed for exposing the world to huge financial risks leading to the global financial crisis between 2007–2008.This period is still considered by many economists to be the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. In 2007 a crisis in the U.S subprime mortgage market developed…

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How to keep your bespoke shirts in tip top condition

Washing We suggest undoing all shirt buttons before washing; this lessens the strain on the shirt stitching holding the buttons in place. Check for any loose threads and attend to them before washing. Make sure that collar stiffeners have been removed; otherwise you’ll damage the points of the shirt collar. Always read the wash care…

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Tips to extend the life of your bespoke suit

Wearing Avoid wearing your suit on consecutive days, a suit requires at least 24 hours to ‘breathe’ between wears. Correct rotation of suits and other garments will prolong their life. Do not overfill your pockets as it will strain the seams of a good suit and may teach your suit to sag and bulge in…

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